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I long to know thee better, To understand Thy will

I long to know thee better, To understand Thy will

Author: M. L. Davidson
Tune: [I long to know Thee better]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I long to know Thee better,
To understand Thy will,
That I may loose the fetter,
That keeps me from Thee still.

Chorus:
I long to know Thee better,
To understand Thy will,
My Savior and my helper,
Thy love in me fulfil.

2 O Savior, draw me nearer,
There's safety at Thy side.
And there Thy love is dearer,
Than all the world beside. [Chorus]

3 With Thee the desert dreary
Is robbed of all its gloom,
The way so long and weary
Like summer gardens bloom. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #165

Author: M. L. Davidson

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Text Information

First Line: I long to know thee better, To understand Thy will
Author: M. L. Davidson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I long to know Thee better
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Crowning Glory No. 1 #165

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Honey Out of the Rock #19

Songs Tried and Proved #d63

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d150

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